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Alaska Saltwater Lodge Small Group Whale Watching, Wildlife & Glacier Tour

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Address: Box 695, Seward, AK 99664-0695
Phone Number: 907·224·5271
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Small Group = more fun

I took a whale watching, wild life & glacier 10 hours, small group cruise with SaltWater on the Labor Day weekend. Although it was foggy and rainy, it was the most amazing trip... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Rita F
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New York City, New York
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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I took a whale watching, wild life & glacier 10 hours, small group cruise with SaltWater on the Labor Day weekend. Although it was foggy and rainy, it was the most amazing trip. James, our captain, was very knowledgeable & experienced. Although the water was a bit rough in places, it was an unforgettable trip. We saw humpback whale, puffins,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We loved our wildlife and nature tour! It was a small boat with 13 people on board which made the tour feel personal and relaxing! We got to ride on the bow for most of the trip which was epic! We loved the lunch and snacks that they provided!

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St-Thomas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Thanks to the captain Tanya and Nick, we had a wonderful day on the water on August 28th. You really went out of your way finding us humpbacks and the orca super pod was amazing. The time spent at the glacier was mesmerizing, Tanya taking the time to position the boat in such a way we could have a perfect... More 

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North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a wonderful experience with Captain Doug and Nick on our recent (August 21, 2016) glacier and wildlife cruise. Both guys did a great job spotting wildlife and helping us to know what we were seeing. Being on a smaller boat, rather than one of the 100+ passenger boats allowed us to get closer to points of interest, and... More 

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Chose this tour because of small boat and small numbers of passengers. Had to ask for a pick up as it was a fairly long walk from our accommodation and a lady obligingly turned up for us and took us to see the waterfall on the edge of Seward as it had been raining a lot! It was very misty... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2016 via mobile

Had read quite a few reviews before booking on this tour. Tanya and Nick were fantastic as Skipper and deckhand of freeing plenty of info about the area, sea life and bird life. Went out of their way to make the most of a bad foggy and rainy day. Stop at the glacier was great and the colour fantastic. Saw... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2016

This was one of the three tours I did with three different companies in Seward. Unfortunately the water was pretty appalling when I went on this tour. We still saw all the animals you would see on the bigger tours but was able to dictate a bit more how much time we wanted to spend at each place. Would have... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2016 via mobile

My family and I went with this tour because it was for small groups. Our captain Stan was professional and made sure that we had a very enjoyable experience. His wife, Kathy made sure that all of our questions were answered. We were lucky enough to see 3 whales, 2 which fluked. We also saw otters, seals, puffins, seals and... More 

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Waterville, NY
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2016

I read the reviews that a small boat tour is definitely the way to go for Kenai Fjords National Park. Being a birder and photographer I was hoping this would be the trip that would get me the birds, animals, and landscapes I wanted to see and photograph. The scenery was beautiful, the glaciers inspiring, and the wildlife sightings decent.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2016

If you want an amazing experience I recommend this company. We had 10 on board with Tanya as skipper and Jenny being our guide. Everything was done in a very professional way. Both the ladies were always making us aware if they saw an animal and stopped the boat, so that we all could take pictures or enjoy the scenery.... More 

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